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Lenovo’s first fitness tracker looks a lot like the Fitbit Flex

Everyone wants a piece of the fitness tracker pie. Lenovo has quietly revealed its entry into the market, a Fitbit Flex-like device called the “Lenovo Smartband SW-B100.” It appears that the product has accidentally hit the web — there’s no official announcement from the company. Instead, a small product page has just popped up on the Chinese computer giant’s website. The page is somewhat transparent about the company’s goals for the device: “the Lenovo Smartband is for young people who take care of their personal health and are interested in new tech trend products.”

From the product listing, the Lenovo Smartband offers a similar set of features as other fitness wearables. It will track your steps, distance traveled, calories…

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Cool Hunting Video: Flex: Remarkable skills, creativity and self-expression combine to define Flex dancing

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Not long ago, we were honored to meet some of Brooklyn, NY’s premiere competitive dancers and experts in the Flex style. We spent a few hours with the crew—learning about the style and watching some fantastic moves—and their remarkable talents were mesmerizing….

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LG G Flex coming to T-Mobile February 5th, buyers get six free months of Netflix

LG’s curved G Flex smartphone will be available on T-Mobile starting February 5th. The carrier is taking pre-orders today. At full retail, the G Flex costs $ 672, but T-Mobile expects that most customers will buy the device through its financing plan. Going that route, you can get the G Flex for $ 0 down and 24 monthly payments of $ 28. LG is also attempting to sweeten the deal by giving away six free months of Netflix streaming to G Flex buyers. The company has announced that the 6-inch Android handset will eventually make its way to three of the four major US carriers. It’s set to arrive on Sprint January 31st; AT&T hasn’t yet specified a release date, but its customers can place a pre-order. February 5th will also see the release of…

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Morgaw Shock Absorbing Bicycle Saddle: An innovative design increases flex and rider stability while cutting tension both on and off road

Morgaw Shock Absorbing Bicycle Saddle


As an answer to the cyclist’s favorite component to complain about, Slovakian designers have developed a new type of bicycle saddle called the Morgaw. The lightweight, carbon-based saddle combines a modular rail system with two small…

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G Flex: hands on with LG’s curved-screen monster

LG’s G Flex, the company’s first smartphone with a curved OLED display, may have leaked via press renders and Argentinian TV shows before its eventual announcement, but today marked the first time we were able to see the device for ourselves. LG held a press conference in South Korea to announce launch details and provide us with an opportunity to see just how that curved screen works out in practice.

Before you even notice the curve, you’ll be taken aback by the sheer size of the G Flex. At six inches from corner to corner, the display beats out colossal rivals such as the HTC One Max despite having a comparatively low 720p resolution. While LG says the curvature of the screen makes viewing movies more “immersive,” the size is likely…

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LG officially announces curved-screen G Flex smartphone

After a series of leaks, LG has announced official details of its curved-screen smartphone, the G Flex. The phone, which uses flexible OLED screen technology to allow for a dramatic curve on the horizontal axis, is between 7.9 and 8.7mm thick at various points, weighs 177g, and has a 6-inch 720p display. Inside there’s a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, and a 3,500 mAh battery.

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LG’s curved-screen G Flex smartphone revealed in photos and video

We’ve seen rendered images of LG’s G Flex and its curved OLED display, but the device itself has proven elusive — until now. Argentinian broadcaster Telefe managed to obtain the phone for an in-studio hands-on video, and journalist Federico Ini has provided The Verge with additional photos.

According to Ini, the G Flex’s curved screen is 6 inches across, and the phone features rear-mounted buttons in a similar style to the LG G2‘s. The camera is said to be 13 megapixels, matching both the G2 and Samsung’s Galaxy Round, which has an OLED display that curves on a different axis. The G Flex is reminiscent of LG and Samsung’s curved OLED TVs, with the screen’s edges slightly turning inwards when viewed in landscape orientation.

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Fitbit Flex: The latest wearable activity monitor features a low-energy Bluetooth sync and streamlined design

Fitbit Flex


Personal activity monitors are among the most common wearable computers, though their sophistication has advanced significantly since the days of the pager-like pedometer. The best of these devices have migrated from the hip to the wrist and offer highly detailed insight aimed to…

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